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Malta Will Host 2014 Junior Eurovision

Malta has officially confirmed that it will host the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2014.  Public Broadcasting Services Limited (PBS) in Malta will be the host broadcaster.  The Chairman of PBS, Tonio Portughese, says PBS plans to engage local children in activities related to the JESC. Junior Eurovision’s Executive Supervisor, Vladislav Yakovlev, has been in Malta this past week meeting …

Malta Wins Junior Eurovision 2013

In a suspenseful photo finish, Gaia Cauchi of Malta took the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2013 trophy tonight with her power ballad “The Start”. This is Malta’s first win in Junior Eurovision, coming after a two-year break from the contest. Malta finished the contest with 130 points, just 9 ahead from runner-up Ukraine with Sofia Tarasova’s “We Are One”. Coming …

Malta: 20 Semi Finalists announcement

Malta is announcing the 20 Semi Finalists live out of a list of 70. The local programme Xarabank is being used to reveal the candidates that were chosen by PBS, the Maltese broadcaster.  The qualifiers will get to perform a short version of their entry with the full songs being released at a later point. You can watch all 20 …

Kurt Calleja (Malta 2012) releases ‘Love on Mars’

Kurt Calleja – Malta’s 2012 representative for the Eurovision Song Contest has just released his new music video to the song “Love on Mars”. Unlike his Eurovision song ‘This is the night’ which placed 21st in Baku Azerbaijan, “Love on Mars” is an all Maltese composed song written Kurt’s fiend Chris Attard (artist name Chris Denaro). The recently album can …

Flashback Friday featuring a Eurovision legend from Malta: Chiara

Chiara is one of the Eurovision’s legends, having represented Malta three times (1998, 2005 & 2009) reaching a third and a second place. With her three entries accumulating a total of 388 points, Chiara became also the third most successful Eurovision artist in terms of total points earned in her performances, behind Russia’s Dima Bilan and Sweden’s Carola. ESCUNITED has …

Malta Reveals Details For 2014 National Selection

Maltese broadcaster PBS has announced the format for their national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 via Eurovision.tv. PBS is now taking submissions, of which 20 will be chosen to compete in a semifinal, compared to last year’s 24. From there, 14 entries will be chosen to compete in a final. The event will take place sometime in January …

Rehearsals – Day 3 Interviews

ESC United talked to the acts that had their first rehearsals today. They will be performing in the first half of Semi Final 2 at the Eurovision Song Contest in Malmo, Sweden. The Semi Final will take place exactly next Thursday so let’s get to know them a little better. Unfortunately we were unable to talk to Valentina from San …

Chiara’s new single, “Zarbun” (Malta 2009)

Chiara’s new single ft. Haffi Haff, “Zarbun“, is now available on iTunes. “I’m incredibly happy with the song and the lyrics. It’s so me,” says Chiara. “Zarbun” is Maltese and means ‘shoes’. Listen below. The new song is a powerful pop song, perfect for the dance floor this summer. “Zarbun” is Chiara’s second dance song in a row, after her signing …

The 2013 “Expert” Panel – MALTA

Every year our “Expert” Panel comes together to judge all entries for the Eurovision Song Contest and they’re back to take apart the 2013 entries and rank them accordingly. While their characters and comments may be wacky, the scores are dead serious. All 13 panelists will comment on the song and rank them accordingly giving it points using a scale …

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